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The book of lost books : an incomplete history of all the great books you will never read

Author: Stuart Kelly
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A history of world literature showcases authors whose books have been missing, destroyed, or left unfinished, describing works that have been lost by such authors as Euripides, Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, and Sylvia Plath.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kelly, Stuart.
Book of lost books.
New York : Random House, 2005
(DLC) 2005051653
(OCoLC)61278647
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Kelly
ISBN: 9780307432001 0307432009 1299018823 9781299018822
OCLC Number: 669067129
Description: 1 online resource (344 pages)
Contents: Anonymous --
Homer --
Hesiod --
The Yahwist, the Elohist, the Deuteronomist, the Priestly Author, and the Redactor --
Sappho --
K'ung Fu-tzu --
Aeschylus --
Sophocles --
Euripides --
Agathon --
Aristophanes --
Xenocles and others --
Menander --
Callimachus --
The Caesars --
Gallus --
Ovid --
Longinus --
St. Paul (Saul of Tarsus) --
Origen --
Faltonia Betitia Proba --
Kālidāsa --
Fulgentius --
Widsith the Wide-traveled --
The Venerable Bede --
Muhammad ibn Ishaq --
Ahmad ad-Daqiqi --
Dante Alighieri --
Geoffrey Chaucer --
François Villon --
John Skelton --
Camillo Querno --
Luis Vaz de Camões (Camoëns) --
Torquato Tasso --
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra --
Edmund Spenser --
William Shakespeare --
John Donne --
Ben Jonson --
John Milton --
Sir Thomas Urquhart --
Abraham Cowley --
Molière (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin) --
Jean Racine --
Ihara Saikaku --
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz --
Alexander Pope --
Dr. Samuel Johnson --
Rev. Laurence Sterne --
Edward Gibbon --
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe --
Robert Fergusson --
James Hogg --
Sir Walter Scott --
Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
Jane Austen --
George Gordon, Lord Byron --
Thomas Carlyle --
Heinrich Heine --
Joseph Smith, Jr. --
Nikolai Gogol --
Charles Dickens --
Herman Melville --
Gustave Flaubert --
Fyodor Dostoyevsky --
Sir Richard Burton --
Algernon Charles Swinburne --
Émile Zola --
Arthur Rimbaud --
Frank Norris --
Franz Kafka --
Ezra Loomis Pound --
Thomas Stearns Eliot --
Thomas Edward Lawrence --
Bruno Schulz --
Ernest Hemingway --
Dylan Marlais Thomas --
William Seward Burroughs --
Robert Traill Spence Lowell IV --
Sylvia Plath --
Georges Perec.
Responsibility: Stuart Kelly.

Abstract:

A history of world literature showcases authors whose books have been missing, destroyed, or left unfinished, describing works that have been lost by such authors as Euripides, Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, and Sylvia Plath.

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